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Your Tour Guide to America

Location:

Harlan, IA

Description:

Your Tour Guide to America

Language:

English

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Episodes

Creating a New Home in a New Land

11/28/2023
When about 800 folks wearing strange clothes begin crossing the nation, they are bound to get noticed. That was the case for this group that...

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The A.D. Makepeace Farm

11/27/2023
It’s hard to imagine a farm growing a crop from vines that are over a century old. But that’s exactly the case here. Some of...

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Flooding the Fields

11/24/2023
Most farmers want to avoid a flood that drenches their crops. Here, it’s just part of the process to keep the vines growing and getting...

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A Place Once Known for Mining Iron

11/23/2023
It’s hard to image that a place once known for mining iron would become an area that later was recognized for growing bountiful crops, but...

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The First Farmers in America

11/22/2023
They were the first farmers in America…growing the crops, fruits and vegetables to sustain their tribe as well as some famous visitors in the fall...

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An Important Part of Lewis & Clark’s Journey

11/21/2023
It is said that there are more statues in America of this lady than any other. Quite an accomplishment considering she probably never thought of...

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Lewis & Clark’s First Winter

11/20/2023
Lewis and Clark spent two winters away from home on their trip to the Pacific Ocean…the first winter was cold and the second one wet. ...

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A Gift from the President and First Lady

11/17/2023
What do you give as a gift to someone who has meant a great deal to you throughout your life? First Lady Mamie Eisenhower had...

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The Birthplace of a First Lady

11/16/2023
General and US President Dwight Eisenhower hailed from Abilene KS. The first lady to be, hailed from here… That location is one of the few...

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Retuning the Belongs of Dick Shafer

11/15/2023
Many towns across this country sent men and women overseas during World War II. And in many of those same towns we honor those who...

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The History of Boone, Iowa

11/14/2023
Boone, Iowa is about 30 minutes north and slightly west of Des Moines. These fertile farm fields also yielded some other industries that built a...

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Architect William Thornton

11/13/2023
When the British entered the Washington, D.C. during the War of 1812, they burned many of the government’s buildings, including the residence of the president. ...

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The Octagon House

11/10/2023
Everyone knows the Pentagon is in Washington. But did you know the city is home to an Octagon as well? It may not be as...

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Springing Into Existence

11/9/2023
If a city grows quickly, we might say it sprang up overnight. This state capital literally sprang into existence in just one night. We go...

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Running to Get a Deal

11/8/2023
If you found a great deal on a house of a piece of land, we might say that we ran to get the deal. In...

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Double Service Daniel Boone

11/7/2023
Daniel Boone is one of the most famous American frontiersman. But when he crossed the Mississippi River, he went to work for a country other...

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History of St. Louis

11/6/2023
It’s one of the oldest and largest cities on the Mississippi River…and although some may have heard of names like Laclede and Chouteau…why did they...

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The Great Locomotive Chase

11/3/2023
It’s called the Great Locomotive Chase – an event that occurred in 1862 when a secret force of Union soldiers captured a confederate locomotive and...

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The Halfway Point for Lewis & Clark

11/2/2023
It was their goal…yet it was only the half way point of the trip…It was the Pacific Ocean that the Lewis and Clark party longed...

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A Suitable Winter Camp for Lewis & Clark

11/1/2023
After spotting the Pacific Ocean on November 7th, 1805…Lewis and Clark searched for a suitable location for their winter camp. The place they resided that...

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